Outdoor Adventures

101 (almost completely free) Good Feelings – Part 3

  Here are another 10 ways to enjoy the little things in life. BOOM:   21. Receiving a handwritten letter – I wish this happened more, you hardly ever get hand written letter 🙁   22. People Watching – I like to give people little back stories and narratives.   23. Finding Money You Didn’t Know You Had – I’m not talking like finding £10 on the street (that has a certain element of guilt if you keep it) But…

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Easy, Cheap + Delicious – Chorizo & Tuna Pizza

  I love cooking, but some days you just need some easy, cheap and delicious nosh, so I’m going to do some recipes which are just that. They’re stuff that you can grab, chuck together and enjoy. Nothing posh, nothing fancy, just pure deliciousness. Here is my first one, it’s a Chorizo & Tuna Pizza. Ingredients: A plain cheese and tomato frozen pizza – £1 Tuna chunks in olive oil 85p Chorizo slices £1.44 Method Put half a can of…

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The Man Cave

VW Transporter T4 – Seat Upgrade

  What happens when you put the seats from this – A Mazda RX8: Into this VW T4? This is what the seats in the RX8 look like…   …and here is what the original T4 seats look like… First thing I had to do was find a scrap pair, now this took a look of scrap yard searching and hunting. But eventually I found a pair in great condition… Now the first thing I had to do with use…

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Reviews

Fashion Faux Pas – Sunglasses at Night or Indoors

  It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark… and we’re wearing sunglasses. Elwood – The Blues Brothers I’ll start off by saying, there are three good reasons why I think you can wear sunglasses at night or indoors. You have a serious eye problem which you are hiding, You are one of the Blues Brothers, You are in Men in Black. If you are none of those things,…

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Outdoor Adventures

Ale Review – Cornwall’s Pride from the Tintagel Brewery

  Is Cornwall’s Pride from the Tintagel Brewery something for Cornwall to be proud of? The Tintagel Brewery uses pure Cornish spring water to brew Cornwall’s Pride; their spring is found in Tintagel, the birthplace of King Arthur. This beer is truly fit for a king and the taste is as pure and powerful as one too. It has a full bodied malt taste with delicate citrus undertones. To the eye it’s coloured a deep amber which is almost as…

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Watersports

Tips for buying a second hand surfboard

  Going for a second hand surfboard can be a cheap and excellent way of buying a board. I bought my minimal second hand and I haven’t even thought about regretting it.   It can take a long time to find the right board for you though, buy a peach and you’ll be as happy as Larry but get your hands on a turkey and you’ll wish you just went out and brought a spanking new one.   Things to…

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Watersports

Wilderness Systems Tarpon 100 – Review

  This is one of my kayaks, the Tarpon 100 made by Wilderness Systems. The Tarpon is made in several different sizes the 100, 120, 140 and 160, the Tarpon 100 is the smallest of the pack but is still a decent 10 foot / 305cm. The Tarpon 100 is at the top-end of the small sit on top kayaks market. As you can see from the picture above, it is kitted out with all manner of additional extras. It’s…

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The Man Cave

Top 5 Horror Movies of the 10′s – Ready For Halloween

  This is the last installment of Top Horror movies ready for Halloween. Even though we arn’t even half way through this decade, it was a piece of cake choosing great horror films, I think it’s going to be a good decade for horror… Sinister I really like Ethan Hawke, he is a great actor (see Training Day, Day Breakers). He puts out another cracking performance in Sinister which is an awesome horror film. I thought it was very creepy…

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The Man Cave

The XX Eden Session – Retrospective

  Lets start off with this:     The Eden Project looks unbelievably awesome at night. It’s got to be one of the best and most unusual venues around, because of this it manages to pull in acts that wouldn’t otherwise come to Cornwall. I love it as a venue, yes it takes a long time to walk out after the gig and the car park can be a bit of a nightmare, but the atmosphere is so well worth…

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